Tag: litter

Environment workshop aims for cleaner community

A hundred local people turned out last night (19 March 2015) to help find solutions to improve their local environment. The meeting, held at Beeston Village Community Centre, was organised by the Inner South Community Committee. Introducing the session, Cllr Adam Ogilvie that this is an issue close to all

South Leeds residents prosecuted for failing to deal with rubbish

Five South Leeds residents are counting the cost of falling foul of environmental laws. Four of the five were found guilty at Leeds Magistrates Court last week for failing to deal with rubbish properly while the other contravened a Dog Control Order. Julie Thompson of Brompton Row, Beeston Hill was

Flytipping concerns on Beeston’s Beggars Hill

  John Adamson, who lives in Beeston, has been in touch about rubbish on Beggar’s Hill behind the Nosters: “Following a recent meeting of Beeston Community Forum I spoke to Tom Smith, who, apparently, is in charge of South Leeds cleaning, i.e. all the ginnels, dog dirt etc, I informed

New plan for Beeston and Holbeck to be launched at community event

  An aspirational new plan for the development of Beeston and Holbeck is being launched at a community event with fun activities for families. Leeds Federated Housing Association (Leeds Fed) is launching its Local Offer for the area at Rowland Road Social Club on Tuesday 1 October, from 12pm to

Middleton and Beeston men fined for littering

  The council is warning litter louts that a range of council officers can and will enforce the law if caught dropping rubbish. The advice comes as a man from Middleton was prosecuted having failed to pay a fixed penalty notice for littering issued by a council dog warden. Having

Littering patrols taking place in South Leeds

A programme of enforcement patrols by Leeds City Council is taking place in South Leeds. Councillors David Congreve, Adam Ogilvie and Angela Gabriel (Labour, Beeston & Holbeck) have been keen to secure the patrols following numerous complaints about littering and dog fouling from local residents. The patrols, carried out by